Quagmire – Word of the Week July 20, 2016

Definition:  A situation that is so difficult or complicated that it is hard to make any progress.

Usage Example:  Since Jim lost all of his money gambling, he is stuck in a financial quagmire. 

 Etymology:

quag originally meant a swamp or marshy, muddy place

mire is to get stuck

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